Note I have turned the filter off now and there are no fish in the tank . Mar 1, 2017. The hobby of keeping aquarium shrimp has been steadily increasing in popularity for years. First off, start with your tank. If you are uncertain if your fish is viviparous and gives birth or is oviparous and lays eggs, take a look at our list of viviparous fish.. Guppies, swordtails, and platy and molly fish are common viviparous fish. Ghost Shrimp – This species of shrimp is aptly named because they have transparent bodies that make them difficult to spot in the home aquarium. I would just leave her in the tank and let things happen as they may. Stay well, stay at home if you can, especially if you have symptoms. Mcasella Fishlore VIP. These are the shrimp.

11 Replies 3245 Views February 26, 2013, 07:25:05 PM by TigzFish Pregnant or just a fat female? … Freshwater Fish and Invertebrates. the larval ghost shrimp are easy prey for both fish and adult ghost shrimp (who can and will eat them both in the larval stage and as they grow) and are unlikely to find enough food on their own to survive anyway. Started by TigzFish « 1 2 » General Fishkeeping Chat. I used to breed all kinds of freshwater shrimp include the Amano. Avoid combining different species of the same genus of dwarf freshwater shrimp in the same aquarium to prevent cross-breeding. And while the care regimen for shrimp might seem intimidating for novices, it is actually fairly simple with a bit of research and background knowledge. After that, use the baby fry food in liquid form. Shrimp make a great addition to home aquariums and as an added bonus, they came in a wide variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. I have 2 ghost shrimp and one of them is pregnant. If you haven’t raised molly fish yet, it is quite easy to start and get them going so that you can breed and have some babies. So because of these factors, it is important that before you buy any shrimp, that your tank is well cycled and has a steady balance of pH and temperature. To get it ready for a baby community, you will want to add some pieces of driftwood and some large and small leaf plants. Avoid unnecessary travel, stock up on fish food too if you're low... 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. Shrimp can become stressed by boisterous or fast-swimming fish, so stick to gentle species like tetras, rasboras, livebearers, and other similar fish. Author Topic: Pregnant Amano Shrimp (Read 12161 times) Seanmd1 Guest; Pregnant Amano Shrimp « on: January 25, 2013, 10:19:47 pm » Hi I've noticed that Shrimpzilla my largest Amano is Pregnant I've also read that I need to move her out at some point to a salt water tank to give birth (not sure if this is the right term) Anyone else have any experience of this? Freshwater Aquarium: Shrimp for Beginners Ever since they took the aquarium hobby by storm around 10 years ago, freshwater shrimp have been a staple in aquarist’s tanks. Most shrimp sold as 'ghost shrimp' need brackish (salty) water for the shrimplets to survive, If they are ones that can live in freshwater, then they need a mature tank, with gentle filtration (sponge filters are best, but a small internal with the inlets covered will do at a pinch) and lots and lots of live plants to provide the microscopic foods they need at the beginning. Will Pregnant Ghost shrimps give birth. With the fish I had in the tank, even if the larvae has lived only a few minutes before the lack of salt killed them, the fish would have eaten them. Thread starter; Meguhhnn Valued Member. My cories ate most of the eggs that they laid, and they laid a lot. I would expect few if any survivors unless you're … First off, start with your tank. Newborn shrimp are not much larger than the tip of a sewing needle, and the shrimp babies will have higher survival rates in a shrimp-only habitat. In other words, don’t keep two different species of Neocaridina together, …